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Karen Egan

Associate Sports Psychologist
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Dr. Karen Egan is a licensed clinical psychologist, serving as the Associate Sports Psychologist for the Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia, where she provides clinical and sport psychology services to UVA student-athletes. She works with all 27 Division I teams and also consults with coaches and other athletics department staff.

Prior to her current role, Dr. Egan spent a year at the Counseling Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, as a Staff Psychologist, where she provided services to undergraduate and graduate students as well as student-athletes.

Dr. Egan completed her postdoctoral residency and pre-doctoral internship at Student Health and Counseling Services at the University of California, Davis, where she also provided services to undergraduate and graduate students as well as student-athletes.

She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (2013) and M.A. (2010) at American University.

Dr. Egan earned her B.A. degree in Psychology and English at The College of William and Mary (2006) where she also competed for four years on the cross country, indoor track and field, and outdoor track and field teams.